General

Bo Gu 
Associate Professor
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Sciences, 
University of Chinese Academy of Sciences,
7-305, No.80 Zhong-Guan-Cun Dong Lu, 
Haidian, Beijing 100190, China
Phone: +86-18301093786
E-mail: gubo@ucas.ac.cn
http://people.ucas.ac.cn/~gubo







Research Areas

I am interested in the theoretical study of spintronics, including magnetic semiconductors, magnetic topological materials, magnetic interface systems, quantum anomalous Hall effect, spin Hall effect, magneto-optical Kerr effect, etc. 

Education

  1. 2004/2 - 2007/1, Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics,Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  2. 2000/9 - 2003/7, M.S. in Theoretical Physics, Peking University
  3. 1996/9 - 2000/7, Bachelor in Physics, Wuhan University

Experience

   
Work Experience

1.      2018/3 – now, Associate Professor

Kavli Institute for Theoretical Sciences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

 

2.      2016/7 – 2018/3, Senior Scientist (Permanent staff)

Advanced Science Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokai, Japan.

 

3.      2012/4 -  2016/6, Scientist (Permanent staff)

Advanced Science Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokai, Japan.

 

4.      2010/4 - 2012/3, Special Topic Researcher

Advanced Science Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokai, Japan.

 

5.      2007/5 - 2010/3, Post-Doctoral Researcher

Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. 


Teaching Experience


1         Introduction to Condensed Matter Physics, 50 class hours/ 3 credits, graduate course

1.1       2019/2/25 – 2019/6/16, Huairou Campus, UCAS

1.2       2020/2/17 – 2020/6/7, On-line, UCAS

1.3       2021/3/8 – 2021/6/25, Huairou Campus, UCAS

1.4       2022/2/21 – 2022/6/10, Huairou Campus, UCAS

 

2         Theory of the Solid State, 50 class hours/ 2.5 credits, undergraduate course

2.1       2020/9/7 – 2021/1/24, Yuquan Campus, UCAS

2.2       2021/8/30 – 2022/1/16, Yuquan Campus, UCAS

Publications


Papers

Publications:

1.       Exciton excitations in a one-dimensional band insulator with Hubbard interactions,

Bo Gu*, Ji-Zhong Lou, Shao-Jing Qin, and Tao Xiang, 

Chin. Phys. Lett. 21, 530-355 (2004).

 

2.       Anomalous magnetization exponent and singular frustration induced gap in incommensurate massive one-dimensional lattice models,

Bo Gu* and Jun Zhang,

Commun. Theor. Phys. 42, 146-150 (2004).

 

3.       Magnetic properties of J-J-J’ quantum Heisenberg chains with spin S = 1/2, 1, 3/2 and 2 in a magnetic field,

Bo Gu, Gang Su*, and Song Gao,

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17, 6081-6094 (2005). arXiv:cond-mat/0508685

 

4.       Thermodynamics of spin-1/2 antiferromagnet-antiferromagnet-ferromagnet and ferromagnet- ferromagnet-antiferromagnet trimerized quantum Heisenberg chains,

Bo Gu, Gang Su*, and Song Gao,

Phys. Rev. B 73, 134427 (1-10) (2006). arXiv:cond-mat/0512652

 

5.       Comment on "Experimental observation of the 1/3 magnetization plateau in the diamond chain compound Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2",

Bo Gu and Gang Su*,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 089701 (1) (2006).

 

6.       Magnetism and thermodynamic of spin-1/2 Heisenberg diamond chains in magnetic field,

Bo Gu and Gang Su*,

Phys. Rev. B 75, 174437 (1-16) (2007). arXiv:0704.0150

 

7.       Spin structure factors and valence bond states of the trimerized Heisenberg chains in a magnetic field,

Shou-Shu Gong, Bo Gu, and Gang Su*,

Phys. Lett. A 372, 2322-2325 (2008). arXiv:0803.1238

 

8.       Crystal structure effect on the ferromagnetic correlations in ZnO with magnetic impurities,

Bo Gu*, Nejat Bulut, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

J. Appl. Phys. 104, 103906 (1-7) (2008). arXiv:0804.3436

 

9.       Possible d0 ferromagnetism in MgO doped with nitrogen,

Bo Gu, Nejat Bulut, Timothy Ziman, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

Phys. Rev. B 79, 024407 (1-7) (2009). arXiv:0812.1836

 

10.    Quantum renormalization of the spin Hall effect,

Bo Gu, Jing-Yu Gan, Nejat Bulut, Timothy Ziman, Guang-Yu Guo, Naoto Nagaosa, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 086401 (1-4) (2010). arXiv:1007.3821

 

11.    Surface-assisted spin Hall effect in Au films with Pt impurities,

Bo Gu, Isamu Sugai, Timothy Ziman, Guang-Yu Guo, Naoto Nagaosa,  Takeshi Seki, Koki Takanashi, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 216401 (1-4) (2010). arXiv:1011.5540

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) Asia Materials research highlight | doi:10.1038/asiamat.2011.24.

 

12.    Orbital-dependent Kondo effect for Fe in Au: Combined approach of density functional theory and quantum Monte Carlo method,

Bo Gu*, Jing-Yu Gan, Nejat Bulut, Guang-Yu Guo, Naoto Nagaosa, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 200, 062007 (1-4) (2010).

 

13.    New numerical approach for studying diluted magnetic semiconductors,

Jun-ichiro Ohe, Bo Gu, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

Solid State Physics 45, 269-278 (2010) (in Japanese).

磁性半導体に対する新しい数値計算法

大江純一郎, 顧波, 前川禎通,

固体物理 45, 269-278 (2010).

 

14.    Giant spin Hall effect of Au films with Pt impurities: Surface-assisted skew scattering,

Bo Gu*, Timothy Ziman, Guang-Yu Guo, Naoto Nagaosa, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

J. Appl. Phys. 109, 07C502 (1-3) (2011).

Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology Vol. 23, Issue 13 (2011).

 

15.    Li(Zn,Mn)As: A new generation ferromagnet based on the I-II-V semiconductor,

Z. Deng, C. Q. Jin*, Q. Q. Liu, X. C. Wang, J. L. Zhu, S. M. Feng, L. C. Chen, R. C. Yu, C. Arguello, T. Goko, F. Ning, J. Zhang, Y. Wang, A. A. Aczel, T. Munsie, T. J. Williams, G. M. Luke, T. Kakeshita, S. Uchida, W. Higemoto, T. U. Ito, B. Gu, S. Maekawa, G. D. Morris, and Y. J. Uemura*,

Nat. Commun. 2, 422 (1-5) (2011).

 

16.    A New Type Diluted Magnetic Semiconductor Li(Zn,Mn)As,

Z. Deng, Q. Q. Liu, X. C. Wang, J. L. Zhu, S. M. Feng, L. C. Chen, R. C. Yu, C. Arguello, T. Goko, F. L. Ning, J. S. Zhang, Y. Y. Wang, A. A. Aczel, T. Munsie, T. J. Williams, G. M. Luke, T. Kakeshita, S. Uchida, W. Higemoto, T. U. Ito, B. Gu, S. Maekawa, G. D. Morris, Y. J. Uemura*, and C. Q. Jin*,

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 400, 032033 (1-3) (2012).

 

17.    The spin Hall effect as a probe of non-linear spin fluctuations,

Dahai Wei, Yasuhiro Niimi*, Bo Gu, Timothy Ziman, Sadamichi Maekawa, and Yoshichika Otani,

Nat. Commun. 3, 1058 (1-5) (2012). arXiv:1209.2799

 

18.    Theory of the spin Hall effect, and its inverse, in a ferromagnetic metal near the Curie temperature,

Bo Gu, Timothy Ziman, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

Phys. Rev. B 86, 241303(R) (1-5) (2012). arXiv:1212.4561

 

19.    Anisotropic two-dimensional electron gas at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 (110) interface,

A. Annadi, Q. Zhang, X. Renshaw Wang, N. Tuzla, K. Gopinadhan, W. M. Lu, A. Roy Barman, Z. Q. Liu, A. Srivastava, S. Saha, Y. L. Zhao, S. W. Zeng, S. Dhar, E. Olsson, B. Gu, S. Yunoki, S. Maekawa, H. Hilgenkamp, T. Venkatesan, and Ariando*,

Nat. Commun. 4, 1838 (1-7) (2013). arXiv:1208.6135

 

20.    Diluted ferromagnetic semiconductor Li(Zn,Mn)P with decoupled charge and spin doping,

Z. Deng, K. Zhao, B. Gu, W. Han, J. L. Zhu, X. C. Wang, X. Li, Q. Q. Liu, R. C. Yu, T. Goko, B. Frandsen, L. Liu, Jinsong Zhang, Yayu Wang, F. L. Ning, S. Maekawa, Y. J. Uemura, and C. Q. Jin*,

Phys. Rev. B 88, 081203(R) (1-5) (2013). arXiv:1308.4929

 

21.    Negatively charged muonium as a detector of electron spin polarization: A puzzle and a possible theory,

Bo Gu*, Timothy Ziman*, and Sadamichi Maekawa*,

JPS Conf. Proc. 2, 010301 (1-5) (2014).

 

22.    Sign change of the spin Hall effect due to electron correlation in nonmagnetic CuIr alloys,

Zhuo Xu, Bo Gu,  Michiyasu Mori, Timothy Ziman, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 017202 (1-5) (2015). arXiv:1405.7449

 

23.    Enhanced spin Hall effect by electron correlations in CuBi alloys,

Bo Gu*, Zhuo Xu, Michiyasu Mori, Timothy Ziman, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

J. Appl. Phys. 117, 17D503 (1-4) (2015). arXiv:1402.3012

 

24.    Analysis of the spin Hall effect in CuIr alloys: Combined approach of density functional theory and Hartree-Fock approximations,

Zhuo Xu*, Bo Gu, Michiyasu Mori, Timothy Ziman, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

J. Appl. Phys. 117, 17D510 (1-4) (2015). arXiv:1411.7733

 

25.    Photoemission and X-ray absorption studies of the diluted magnetic semiconductor Ba1-xKx(Zn1-yMny)2As2 isostructural to Fe-based superconductors,

H. Suzuki, K. Zhao, G. Shibata, Y. Takahashi, S. Sakamoto, K. Yoshimatsu, B. J. Chen, H. Kumigashira, F. H. Chang, H. J. Lin, D. J. Huang, C. T. Chen, B. Gu, S. Maekawa, Y. J. Uemura, C. Q. Jin, and A. Fujimori,

Phys. Rev. B 91, 140401(R) (1-5) (2015). arXiv:1410.2409

 

26.    Charge-to-spin conversion and spin diffusion in Bi/Ag bilayers observed by spin-polarized positron beam,

H. J. Zhang*, S. Yamamoto, B. Gu, H. Li, M. Maekawa, Y. Fukaya, and A. Kawasuso,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 166602 (1-5) (2015).

 

27.    Strong suppression of the spin Hall effect in the spin glass state,

Y. Niimi*, M. Kimata, Y. Omori, B. Gu, T. Ziman, S. Maekawa,  A. Fert, and Y. Otani,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 196602 (1-5) (2015). arXiv:1510.00808

 

28.    Fermi surfaces and p-d hybridization in the diluted magnetic semiconductor Ba1-xKx(Zn1-yMny)2As2 studied by soft X-ray angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy,

H. Suzuki, G. Q. Zhao, K. Zhao, B. J. Chen, M. Horio, K. Koshiishi, J. Xu, M. Kobayashi, M. Minohara, E. Sakai, K. Horiba, H. Kumigashira, B. Gu, S. Maekawa, Y. J. Uemura, C. Q. Jin, and A. Fujimori,

Phys. Rev. B 92, 235120 (1-5) (2015). arXiv:1509.04520

 

29.    What determines the sign of the spin Hall effects in Cu alloys doped with 5d elements?

Zhuo Xu*, Bo Gu, Michiyasu Mori, Timothy Ziman, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 400, 184-187 (2016).  arXiv:1506.06437

 

30.    Diluted magnetic semiconductors with narrow band gaps,

Bo Gu* and Sadamichi Maekawa,

Phys. Rev. B 94, 155202 (1-8) (2016). arXiv:1601.05165

 

31.    Skew scattering from correlated systems: Impurities and collective excitations in the spin Hall effect,

Timothy Ziman, Bo Gu, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 86, 011005 (1-8) (2017).

 

32.    New p- and n-type ferromagnetic semiconductors: Cr-doped BaZn2As2,

Bo Gu and Sadamichi Maekawa,

AIP Advances 7, 055805 (1-6) (2017). arXiv:1610.03578

 

33.    Magnetization dynamics and its scattering mechanism in thin CoFeB films with interfacial anisotropy,

A. Okada#, S. He#, B. Gu, S. Kanai, A. Soumyanarayanan, S. T. Lim, M. Tran, M. Mori, S. Maekawa, F. Matsukura*, H. Ohno, and C. Panagopoulos*,

PNAS 144, 3815-3820 (2017).  arXiv:1705.06624

 

34.    Enhanced orbital magnetic moment in FeCo nanogranules observed by Barnett effect,

Y. Ogata*, H. Chudo, B. Gu, N. Kobayashi, M. Ono, K. Harii, M. Matsuo, E. Saitoh, and S. Maekawa,

J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 442, 329-331(2017).

 

35.    Enhanced magneto-optical Kerr effect at Fe/insulator interfaces,

Bo Gu, Saburo Takahashi, and Sadamichi Maekawa,

Phys. Rev. B 96, 214423 (1-6) (2017). arXiv:1710.09986

 

36.    Giant Faraday rotation in metal-fluoride nanogranular films,

N. Kobayashi*, K. Ikeda, B. Gu, S. Takahashi, H. Masumoto, and S. Maekawa,

Sci. Rep. 8, 4978 (1-8) (2018).

 

37.    Li(Cd,Mn)P: a new cadmium based diluted magnetic semiconductor with independent spin & charge doping,

W. Han, B. J. Chen, B. Gu, G. Q. Zhao, S. Yu, X. C. Wang, Q. Q. Liu, Z. Deng*, S. Maekawa, Y. J. Uemura, C. Q. Jin*,

Sci. Rep. 9, 7490 (1-6) (2019).

 

38.    Strain-induced room-temperature ferromagnetic semiconductors with large anomalous Hall conductivity in two-dimensional Cr2Ge2Se6,

Xue-Juan Dong, Jing-Yang You, Bo Gu*, and Gang Su*

Phys. Rev. Appl. 12, 014020 (1-6) (2019). arXiv:1901.09306

 

39.    High temperature magnetic semiconductors: narrow band gaps and two-dimensional systems,

Bo Gu*,

J. Semicond. 40, 081504 (1-9) (2019).

 

40.    Two-dimensional room temperature ferromagnetic semiconductors and quantum anomalous Hall effect,

Jing-Yang You#, Zhen Zhang#, Bo Gu*, and Gang Su*,

Phys. Rev. Appl. 12, 024063 (1-7) (2019). arXiv:1904.11357

 

41.    Flat band and hole-induced ferromagnetism in a novel carbon monolayer,

Jing-Yang You, Bo Gu*, and Gang Su*,

Sci. Rep. 9, 20116 (1-7) (2019). arXiv: 1907.12362

 

42.    Two-dimensional magnetic semiconductors with room Curie temperatures,

Jing-Yang You, Zhen Zhang, Xue-Juan Dong, Bo Gu*, and Gang Su*,

Phys. Rev. Res. 2, 013002 (1-7) (2020). arXiv: 1908.05836

 

43.    Superconductivity in Na-intercalated T-carbon,

Jing-Yang You, Bo Gu*, and Gang Su*,

Phys. Rev. B 101, 184521(1-8) (2020). arXiv:2002.00156

 

44.    Antiferromagnetic and electric polarized states in two-dimensional Janus semiconductor Fe2Cl3I3,

Zhen Zhang#, Jing-Yang You#, Bo Gu*, and Gang Su*,

J. Phys. Chem. C 124, 19219-19227 (2020). arXiv:2001.02842

 

45.    Spin treacle in a frustrated magnet observed with spin current,

H. Taniguchi, M. Watanabe, T. Ibe, M. Tokuda, T. Arakawa, T. Taniguchi, B. Gu, T. Ziman, S. Maekawa, K. Kobayashi, and Y. Niimi*,

Phys. Rev. B 102, 094405 (1-7) (2020). arXiv:2008.09250

 

46.    Microscopic mechanism of high temperature ferromagnetism in Fe, Mn, Cr-doped InSb, InAs and GaSb magnetic semiconductors,

Jing-Yang You, Bo Gu*, Sadamichi Maekawa, and Gang Su*,

Phys. Rev. B 102, 094432 (1-13) (2020). arXiv:2010.07454

 

47.    Effects of structure modulation on the magnetic properties in diluted magnetic semiconductor Li1+yZn 0.9Mn0.1As1.0,

X. Shen#, Z. Deng#, Z. Li, B. Gu, L. H. He, Y. Yao, C. Q. Jin*, and R. C. Yu*,

Phys. Rev. Mater. 4, 094412 (1-6) (2020).

 

48.    Great enhancement of Curie temperature and magnetic anisotropy in two-dimensional van der Waals semiconductor heterostructures,

Xue-Juan Dong, Jing-Yang You, Zhen Zhang, Bo Gu*, and Gang Su*,

Phys. Rev. B 102, 144443 (1-9) (2020). arXiv:2009.00317

 

49.    Kagome quantum anomalous Hall effect with high Chern number and large band gap,

Zhen Zhang, Jing-Yang You, Xing-Yu Ma, Bo Gu*, and Gang Su*,

Phys. Rev. B 103, 014410 (1-8) (2021). arXiv:2010.07670

 

50.    Electric field induced topological phase transition and large enhancements of spin-orbit coupling and Curie temperature in two-dimensional ferromagnetic semiconductors,

Jing-Yang You#, Xue-Juan Dong#, Bo Gu*, and Gang Su*,

Phys. Rev. B 103, 104403 (1-7) (2021). arXiv:2009.13328

 

51.    Two-dimensional topological superconductivity candidate in a van der Waals layered material,

Jing-Yang You, Bo Gu, Gang Su, and Yuan Ping Feng*

Phys. Rev. B 103, 104503 (1-6) (2021). arXiv:2012.13857

 

52.    Emergent magnetic states due to stacking and strain in van der Waals magnetic trilayer CrI3,

Zhen Zhang, Jing-Yang You*, Bo Gu*, and Gang Su*,

Phys. Rev. B 104, 174433 (1-8) (2021) (Editors’ Suggestion). arXiv:2111.03287

 

53.    P-orbital magnetic topological states on square lattices,

Jing-Yang You, Bo Gu*, and Gang Su*,

Natl. Sci. Rev. 9,nwab114 (1-8) (2022). arXiv:2011.00161

 

54.    Enhanced superconductivity in C-S-H compounds at high pressure,

Zheng-Wei Liao, Zhen Zhang, Jing-Yang You*, Bo Gu*, and Gang Su*,

Phys. Rev. B 105, L020510 (1-6) (2022) (Letter). arXiv:2111.03276

 

55.    Emergent kagome electrides,

Jing-Yang You*, Bo Gu, Gang Su, and Yuan Ping Feng*,

J. Am. Chem. Soc.  144, 5527–5534 (2022)

Honors & Distinctions

1. Tang Lixin Outstanding Scholar Award

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, December 8, 2020, Beijing, China. 


2. JAEA President Award 2011

Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), October 1, 2011, Tokai, Japan.

 

2.  ASRC Director General's Award 2010

Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), Japan Atomic Energy Agency, March 23, 2011, Tokai, Japan.